Author: Robert Shawn

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The price of gas is on the rise.. again. The Public Utilities Board has increased the price of gasoline in the province by up to 11.3 cents per litre. According to the Board, the adjustment is the result of the change in the average benchmark price over the current pricing period. The average benchmark price […]

It was the greatest Mother’s Day gift Gerda Cole could have ever hoped for, seeing her daughter for the first time since being separated 80 years ago. The 98 year old Cole fled  her native Austria at the onset of World War II, fearing persecution due to her Jewish faith. Alone, Cole made her way […]

Now that most COVID-19 restrictions have eased, many across this country are looking to appease the wanderlust they have been feeling for the last two years. As a result however, Service Canada has seen an unexpected boom in the amount of passport renewals and applications needing to be processed, leading to a long back-log and […]

A 2 year old Great Dane has been dubbed the tallest dog in the world by Guinness World Records. The powerhouse of a pooch, named Zeus, officially stands at 3 feet, 5.18 inches tall, making him the “tallest dog living (male)”. “He’s been a big dog since we got him, even for a puppy. He had […]

Spring is here, (technically) and many are eager to get the yard back in shape after the long winter season. But before you fire up the lawnmower, the NL Beekeeping Association is encouraging you to hold off for a little while. The organization, who say they are the voice of beekeepers and beekeeping industry of Newfoundland […]

A woman from Carrum Downs, Australia has an extra $100 000 after a lotto ticket she threw away was rescued from the trash. The woman initially thought the $5 scratch ticket she purchased was a dud and threw it out. “When I first scratched the ticket, I thought it was no good and I was […]

An couple from Oklahoma turned a negative into a positive after their plans to elope in Las Vegas were abruptly cancelled due to a grounded flight. Southwest Airlines shared the couple’s story on their Facebook page explaining that Pam Patterson and Jeremy Salda were planning to head to Las Vegas to tie the knot, going […]

Health Canada has approved a request from Canadian Blood Services to eliminate the three-month donor deferral period for gay and bisexual men as well as others in the LGBTQ2S+ community. Starting this fall, the national blood donor organization will screen all donors based on their sexual behaviours despite gender or sexuality. The new policy will […]

Many enjoy a big glass of orange juice with their breakfast, and now you can take your morning OJ to a whole new level. Tropicana  announced via their Instagram page they will be awarded a lucky few a box of “the first cereal made for OJ (and maybe the last).” “Prepare your mind and cereal […]

A woman in England has married her cat in a civil ceremony as a way to prevent her landlord from making her get rid of the feline. Deborah Hodge says she has had to re-home three animals over the years due to her landlord’s “no pets” policy. Fearing she will have to say goodbye to […]



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